There are some sixty public research laboratories in the Centre-Loire valley region for developing projects, partnerships and innovations with businesses in the region. In terms of R&D, Technological Resource Centres (CRTs) dedicated to the transfer of technology, in addition to major research centres such as LABEX CAPRYSSES, PRISME, CRESITT, CERMEL, CEROC, etc. complete the range of structures serving businesses in the region.
Lastly, 13 competitiveness centres and clusters operate in the Centre-Loire valley region, facilitating the emergence of collaborative research programmes, the development of synergies between the various stakeholders and increased visibility.
7 competitiveness centres, including 4 directed in the Centre-Loire valley region: